Business & Professional Development

CBIZ partners with regional business and industry leaders to develop a vital economic future.

Business Bookkeeping Certificate is designed for those who want to become a bookkeeper or for small business owners who would like to understand bookkeeping better.  Increase your skills in payroll, QuickBooks®, Excel and tax knowledge to enable you to perform bookkeeping accurately and efficiently.

Social Media Certificate will take you through a series of classes that will not only take your business to the next level, but will help you build skills to navigate social media to gain a competitive edge.  You will understand the functions of different platforms and how to use them together.

Check out our Business and Professional Development Classes below. Call (319) 208-5375 to register.

 
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Auto Dealership

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Course Date
Auto Dealers: Dealer 102,The 3 R's of Buy Here Operations - Rules, Regulations and Responsibilities 10/15/2020
Auto Dealers: Dealer 101, Bustin' Bugs on the Highway of Compliance 10/16/2020

Business Management

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Course Date
QuickBooks Pro Desktop Level II 11/4/2020
Microsoft Project 11/6/2020
Business Bookkeeping Certificate with Final Projects 10/20/2020
Accounting Basic Concepts 10/28/2020
Understand Your Business Taxes 11/16/2020
Payroll Accounting 11/18/2020
QuickBooks Online® - Software Comprehensive 12/16/2020
A to Z Grant Writing  Online
Certificate in Data Analysis  Online
Certificate in Sales  Online
Cyber Security for Managers 7/7/2020
Event Planner Career Prep  Online
Landscaping Design and Business Career Prep  Online
Hospitality Training 10/13/2020

Human Resources

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Course Date
SQUIRREL! Managing Priorities and Projects When Everyone Needs You! 10/15/2020
The Stories We Tell @ Work – Understanding Team Dynamics and HR 12/10/2020

 

Athletic Coaching

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Course Date
Coaching Authorization Certificate 10/5/2020

Cosmetology Re-Licensure

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Course Date
Cosmetology 10/11/2020
Cosmetology: With the change of color of the falling leaves… 10/11/2020
Cosmetology: Iowa Law and Sanitation (2 Hours) 10/11/2020

Leadership

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Course Date
How Millennials and Gen Z Affect the Culture of Work 9/10/2020
Virtual Meetings and Virtual Work: Getting More Productivity and Effectiveness from Both 10/27/2020
Delegation for Leaders 10/21/2020
Leading Change in the Workplace 11/12/2020
Emotional Intelligence 12/17/2020
Problem Solving for Teams 1/22/2021
Buddy to Boss 11/2/2020
Supervision Survival Skills 10/14/2020
Supervision Training Online  Online

Social Media

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Course Date
Instagram for Business 11/12/2020
Achieving Top Search Engine Positions  Online
Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners  Online
Creating WordPress Websites  Online
Social Media Certificate 10/20/2020
Basics of Social Media for Business 10/19/2020
Blogging for Business 10/29/2020
Facebook Advertising:Big Ideas for Small Business 11/9/2020
Tagging for Business Optimization 12/2/2020
Email Marketing in a Candy Crush World 12/8/2020
Visual Media In Social Media Marketing 1/4/2021
Pimp My Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals 1/19/2021
Social Media Certificate Final Project 1/26/2021

Audio Visual

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Course Date
Basic Sound System Understanding 11/10/2020
Basic Audio Visual Gear 1/13/2021

Auto Dealership

Auto Dealers: Dealer 102,The 3 R's of Buy Here Operations - Rules, Regulations and Responsibilities
Updates of state and federal law, rules and regulations will be shared with dealers. The trainer will provide an overview of regulations, policies and procedures for compliant buy here pay here dealerships. New laws impacting Iowa auto dealers enacted during the most recent Iowa legislative session will be reviewed. The importance of using compliant forms in buy here pay here operations will be discussed with attendees. The course will be beneficial for existing buy here pay here dealers as well as those dealers who are giving consideration to establishing a buy here pay here dealership. An updated 5 hour dealer education manual and/or a USB flash drive will be provided to all attendees.

#76223 5 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
Hybrid SCC CBIZ,103 Todd Thein
  Thursday, Oct 15 Noon - 5 PM

 

 

 


Auto Dealers: Dealer 101, Bustin' Bugs on the Highway of Compliance
This course is the basic course on understanding dealer responsibilities. This class will serve as a refresher course and will teach the requirements of being an auto dealer in Iowa and how to maintain a dealer’s license. Updates of changes to state and federal law, rules and regulations will be provided. The trainer will discuss new laws enacted during the most recent legislative session impacting auto dealers as well as providing new information from federal and state agencies pertaining to the auto industry. Dealers will be encouraged to bring forth areas of concern to assist with possible solutions. Dealers will review videos from the staff of the Iowa Department of Transportation Bureau of Investigation and Identity Protection and the Consumer Protection Division of the Iowa Attorney General’s office. An updated manual or a USB/flash drive will be provided to all attendee.

#76222 5 Hours, 1 Session $179.00
Hybrid SCC CBIZ,103 Todd Thein
  Friday, Oct 16 8 AM - 1 PM

 

 

 

 

QuickBooks Pro Desktop Level II
Beyond the basics, participants in this seminar will build on the knowledge they gained in Level I as they learn to work with physical inventory and sales tax, set up and use QuickBooks® payroll, and deal with the “other” accounts found on the balance sheet, such as current assets and long-term liabilities. Also covered is estimates and time tracking features as well as data maintenance. Finally, you’ll learn how to enter journal entries, customize reports, and create custom templates. All materials are included.

#76268 7 Hours, 1 Session $159.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Janine Clover
  Wednesday, Nov 4 8 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 


New Microsoft Project
Learn to use this powerful program as a tool for Project Management. You will learn how to develop and present your project plan, master the tools for managing schedules and resources effectively, identify critical paths and manage multiple dependencies, and track progress and costs—and make real-time adjustments.

#76236 8 Hours, 1 Session $190.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Tammy Dean
  Friday, Nov 6 8 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 


Business Bookkeeping Certificate with Final Projects
This Certificate is designed for those who want to become a bookkeeper or for small business owners who would like to understand bookkeeping better. Increase your skills in payroll, Quickbooks, Excel, and tax knowledge to enable you to perform bookkeeping accurately and efficiently.

#9999 74 Hours, 13 Sessions $1,371.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Lynnae Hillyer
  Tue - Thu, Oct 20 - Dec 16 8 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 


Accounting Basic Concepts
Designed for the non-accountant bookkeeper, office manager or owner of a business. Learn basic accounting terms including revenues, expenses, assets, and liabilities. Learn to build and read the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. Become familiar with accounting debits and credits as you learn how to record transactions in this hands-on course. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate.

#76231 24 Hours, 3 Sessions $349.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Lynnae Hillyer
  Wednesdays, Oct 28 - Nov 11 8 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 


Understand Your Business Taxes
Income tax, sales tax, payroll tax, and the list goes on for taxes your business pays. Discussion will center on the various business taxes, forms and ways to file and pay the taxes, and things you can do in your record keeping system to better understand and lessen your tax burden. Participants will receive all materials and are encouraged to bring specific questions. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate.

#76252 3 Hours, 1 Session $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Janine Clover
  Monday, Nov 16 8 - 11 AM

 

 

 


Payroll Accounting
It's a fact of business—if a company has employees, it has to account for payroll, fringe benefits, and payroll taxes. This comprehensive course will guide you through processing a new employee, calculating payroll and payroll taxes, payroll tax reporting, and periodic and year end payroll reporting to the government. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate.

#76226 16 Hours, 2 Sessions $325.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Lynnae Hillyer
  Wednesday, Nov 18 & 25 8 AM - 5 PM

 

 

 


QuickBooks Online® - Software Comprehensive
If you subscribe to QuickBooks Online®, this hands-on training seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, and a chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and money going out, including sales, invoicing, paying bills, and tracking expenses. You’ll learn how to reconcile accounts, use inventory and payroll, and use reports to understand your business, including profitability and sales trends. Bring your questions. Book, materials, and light lunch included. Basic computer knowledge is required. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate.

#76224 7 Hours, 1 Session $259.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover
  Wednesday, Dec 16 8 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 


A to Z Grant Writing
You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization. You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.

Online 24 Hours, Sessions $115.00
     
     

 

 

 


Certificate in Data Analysis
Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. You will know the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally you will find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand.

Online 48 Hours $495.00
     
     

 

 

 


New
Certificate in Sales
Social media and digital technologies, when understood and leveraged effectively, can enable you to find new clients and motivate these clients to take action in more efficient and strategic ways. Whether you are a beginner new to the sales process or a seasoned professional who loves selling, understanding the basic steps of sales and freeing your mind of negativity is the foundation to your business success. Gain a better understanding of the importance of the sales function and learn new skills in relationship management, prospecting, customer management, and delivering a compelling sales presentation. Move yourself or your sales team to increased success.

Online 48 Hours $495.00
     
     

 

 

 


New
Cyber Security for Managers
Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business and work information.

Online 16 Hours $195.00
     
     

 

 

 


Event Planner Career Prep
In this course we will study the principles and practices of event planning. Topics to be covered are Planning, budgeting, organization, timing, location, transportation, venue, and much more.

Online   $1,545.00
     
     

 

 

 


Landscaping Design and Business Career Prep
In this course, we will explore the art and business of landscaping, from an understanding of plants and foliage to principles of design, to technology, to business and management considerations. Upon completing the course, one will be fully prepared to create landscaped masterpieces for clients of all shapes, sizes, and levels of complexity.

Online 180 Hours $1,299.00
     


 



New
Hospitality Training
The Hospitality Certification Training Program is a seven week program designed to give participants the knowledge needed to be successful in a hospitality setting. This course includes 70 hours of classroom training and the opportunity to gain five industry recognized credentials in Hospitality Guest Service, Breakfast Attendant, Maintenance Technician, Front Desk Representative and Guest Room Attendant. Curriculum covers the basic functions of providing good customer service as well as learning the information needed to gain the credentials in the areas described above. Each of the modules covered includes an exam that will be given to any student wishing to attain nationally recognized American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute Certifications. Topics also include:,Work Readiness, Career Navigation Unspoken rules of the Workplace, Interpersonal Skill Development, Conflict Management, Giving Feedback and Taking Criticism.

#0 70 Hours, 23 Sessions $1,886
  SCC WB  
  Tues, Wed, & Thur, Oct 13 - Dec 3 9 AM - 12:20 PM

 

 

 


Human Resources

New SQUIRREL! Managing Priorities and Projects When Everyone Needs You!
With less time and more work, we need to sharpen the tools we have to get results. This session will look at the core issue of priority management and explore best practices for busy HR professionals to make an even bigger impact. Our focus will be on project management techniques that can transform the way we get things done in HR when everyone needs something. Refresh your approach and advance your skills to the next level.

#76253 4 Hours, 1 Session $279.00
Web Zoom Celina Peerman
  Thursday, Oct 15 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


New
The Stories We Tell @ Work – Understanding Team Dynamics and HR
Pulling from the best research on the HR discipline, business, and group behavior, this session will focus on three areas. First, learn new ways to build even better business cases to your senior team. Second, let's shift the stories of HR and recognize how the role of HR is changing, and lastly, we'll look at the changing world of collaboration to apply the latest shifts in the workplace. The future of HR is quickly evolving and we will examine what HR will need to adjust to bring out the best in our teams.

#76257 4 Hours, 1 Session $279.00
Web Zoom Celina Peerman
  Thursday, Dec 10 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 
 

Athletic Coaching

Coaching Authorization Certificate
This course is designed to enable you to meet the state requirements for coaching, ethics, care and prevention of athletic injuries, anatomy, and growth and development. Upon completion, students qualify to make application to the IA Board of Education Examiners for Coaching Authorization. **This class also includes the NEW mandatory CPR training.** This course meets the coursework and CPR requirement for the state's coaching authorization application. Students must purchase these books: Successful Coaching, - 4th Edition and Sport First Aid - 5th Edition.

#76281 55 Hours $529.00
  SCC WB Abbott, Beird & Kaufman
  , Oct 5 -

 

 

 


Cosmetology Re-Licensure

Cosmetology
Morning session: With the change of color of the falling leaves…. Change brings on opportunity, opportunity to look at ourselves in a new way. We will teach you the newest techniques in color and cuts on makeover participants directly from the audience. You will see how new techniques can apply to your everyday client. We all love to see the before and after, we can all make a difference! Don't miss out and you may be eligible for the makeover! If you would like to be in the running for a makeover be sure to indicate that when registering for this class! Afternoon session: Law & Sanitation will include 2 hours of fun learning with modern game shows! Discover new laws and ways to keep up on sanitation.

#76255 6 Hours, 1 Session $119.00
  Capital Theater Stacy Besch
  Sunday, Oct 11 8 AM - 2:30 PM

 

 

 


Cosmetology: With the change of color of the falling leaves…
With the change of color of the falling leaves…. Change brings on opportunity, opportunity to look at ourselves in a new way. We will teach you the newest techniques in color and cuts on makeover participants directly from the audience. You will see how new techniques can apply to your everyday client. We all love to see the before and after, we can all make a difference! Don't miss out and you may be eligible for the makeover! If you would like to be in the running for a makeover be sure to indicate that when registering for this class!

#76254 4 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  Capital Theater Stacy Besch
  Sunday, Oct 11 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Cosmetology: Iowa Law and Sanitation (2 Hours)
Have fun learning new rules and laws as you participate in modern game shows! These 2-hours of fun and entertainment will make your required hours go fast while still being educational!

#76320 2 Hours, 1 Session $45.00
  Capital Theater Stacy Besch
  Sunday, Oct 11 12:30 - 2:30 PM

 

 

 


Leadership

How Millennials and Gen Z Affect the Culture of Work
No matter what generation you are part of, come increase your perspective about how age influences our motivation, communication and work practices. We will focus on key actions we can take to attract, coach, engage and retain employees across the generations. We will engage in discussion and activities to help understand Millennial's and Gen Z's unique perspective and what actions leaders can take to build even stronger teams.

#76274 6 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC WB, 204 Celina Peerman
  Thursday, Sep 10 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 


New
Virtual Meetings and Virtual Work: Getting More Productivity and Effectiveness from Both
In this new program reflecting our current times with the coronavirus outbreak, Randy Dean, MBA, The E-mail Sanity Expert, will take his 16+ years of "working from a home office" and leading multiple client meetings and webinars virtually, and provide you with tips that can greatly help increase your productivity and effectiveness with both. We'll discuss critical set-up, equipment, software, tools, and apps that will make your work from home experience more productive and less distracting. We will also discuss critical tips for running and/or attending online virtual meetings so they can be more useful and effective. All in a quick 90 minute webinar program!

#76258 1.5 Hours, 1 Session $79.00
Web Zoom Randy Dean
  Tuesday, Oct 27 9 - 10:30 AM

 

 

 


Delegation for Leaders
The strongest leaders empower others to be involved with the work of their organization. Too many leaders believe they have to shoulder the weight of the priorities alone. This is not so. A key skill includes delegating work tasks, priorities and projects to team members at every developmental level. In this session, bring your real life experiences and uncover solutions on proper ways to delegate to people at each development level, novice to expert, and how to build bench strength as a result of proper empowerment and delegation. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#76291 3 Hours, 1 Session $159.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Heather Woody
  Wednesday, Oct 21 9 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Leading Change in the Workplace
When faced with change, you have one of three choices…lead, follow or get out of the way. Choose to lead! This course will help managers deal with change in the workplace – both personally and as a leader of their team. Topics include understanding both positive and negative effects of change, learning personal response to change, helping to lead employees through change, seeing change as an opportunity, and communication during change. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#76285 6 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Tom Westbrook
  Thursday, Nov 12 8 AM - 3 PM

 

 

 


Emotional Intelligence
Our emotions play a vital role in our work and personal lives. Channeling emotions, either positively or negatively, can make or break professional relationships. Gain insight into how to use our emotions to create positive workplace results. Through discussion we will uncover the right techniques that allow you to set aside emotions that sabotage your own effectiveness. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#76232 3 Hours, 1 Session $159.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Heather Woody
  Thursday, Dec 17 9 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Problem Solving for Teams
Explore strategies and skills to define the problem, foster creative solutions, identify participant qualifications for a given problem and select problem-solving techniques. This course is approved for the Effective Manangement Certificate.

#76248 4 Hours, 1 Session $94.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Sue Prochazka
  Friday, Jan 22 8 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Buddy to Boss
One day, they are your co-workers and buddies – the people you socialize and take coffee breaks with. Now, you’re their boss. Suddenly, you find yourself questioning what you should and shouldn’t say to your former co-workers. Your job is now about them and no longer all about you. The challenge is not only in taking on the demands of a new, elevated role and the skills and knowledge required, but it is also in making the emotional and mental transition to that of manager.

#76293 3 Hours, 1 Session $159.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Heather Woody
  Monday, Nov 2 9 AM - Noon

 

 

 


Supervision Survival Skills
This training program is designed for new managers and non-managers interested in or identified for promotion. Knowledge gained in this program will enable you to avoid some of the hard lessons that come from on-the-job learning. Applicable in manufacturing, service, and retail organizations, this seminar presents the fundamental leadership and communication skills and techniques required to manage employees effectively. Content of this training covers the first two modules of the Supervision Certificate.

#76234 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $197.00
  SCC Ft. Madison,108 Terry Durbin
  Wednesday, Oct 14 & 21 8:30 - 11:30 AM

 

 

 


Supervision Training Online
Customize your Supervision training at your own pace. Customize your training by taking part of or all of the modules with an emphasis in Health Care, Office, or Industry. Essential Skills of Communication and Essential Skills of Leadership must be completed prior to taking other topics. The other sessions include: Coaching Job Skills, Improving Work Habits, Developing Performance Goals, Providing Performance Feedback, Communicating Up, Delegating, Effective Discipline, Resolving Conflicts, Managing Complaints, and Supporting Change. Receive a Supervision Certificate after all 12 sessions are completed. Sessions are priced individually. Call (319)208-5375 to register or for more information.

Online 3 Hours, 1 Sessions $79.00
     
     

 

 

 


Social Media

Instagram for Business
Learn how to create a professional Instagram profile for your business designed to effectively appeal to your target community of customers. Apply powerful Instagram promotional marketing strategies to gain followers, invite comments and likes for your business account, and encourage customers to access your products and services. This class is available via live video connection from your own computer. Arrangements need to be made 10 days prior to start of class. Please call for details.

#76298 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  Zoom Samantha Helmick
  Thursday, Nov 12 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 


Achieving Top Search Engine Positions
The vast majority of Web traffic comes from search engines. That means the most important thing you can do to increase your website's traffic is to improve its search engine ranking. To do that, you have to understand both the art and science of search engine optimization (SEO). In this course, you'll gain the knowledge you need to boost your website's visibility. By the end of the course, you'll have mastered proven, step-by-step SEO strategies that you can implement right away.

Online 24 Hours $115.00
     
     

 

 

 


Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners
Discover how to create and develop blogs and podcasts through free web tools. You will be introduced to free blogging software, tips on recording, and editing audio and visual for podcasts and publish online.

Online   $100.00
     
     

 

 

 


Creating WordPress Websites
Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites—without any coding! WordPress is the world's most popular website publisher, powering more than 25% of all sites on the Internet. Find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features.

Online 24 Hours $115.00
     
     

 

 

 


Social Media Certificate
This certificate will take you through a series of classes that will not only take your business to the next level, but help you build skills to navigate social media to gain a competitive edge. You will understand the functions of the different platforms and how to use them together. Learn new skills to achieve recognition for your business and to generate free leads. Classes include: Basics of Social Media for Business, Visual Media in Marketing, Pimp my Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals, Email Marketing, Blogging for Business, Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business, Tagging for Business Optimization, and Social Media Final Project. This special price covers the cost for classes between Oct 2020 - January 2021 and does not include any additional make-up classes or projects. Classes are offered via zoom or online classroom.

  34 Hours $469.00
   Classes begin October 20  
     

 

 

 


Basics of Social Media for Business
Learn to use Social Media for FREE marketing. Understand the different platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, eBay, YouTube, and many more. Understand the top five things that make social media different than traditional marketing. Work through the top five difficult questions when using social media marketing. This class is available via live video connection from your own computer. Please call for details. Arrangements need to be made 10 days prior to start of class. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#76262 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $89.00
   Zoom Samantha Helmick
  Tue & Thu, Oct 19 & 20 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 


Blogging for Business
As marketing grows increasingly informal and conversational with customers, blogs are becoming one of the most important social media tools for business. Learn about successful blogging practices as demonstrated by mega corporations, mid-sized companies, and small Mom & Pop establishments. Discover and build your audience with creative tactics, quality content and analytics. Share your business plan and service options through the engaging and relatable voice of your own perspective. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#76287 4 Hours, 1 Session $59.00
  Zoom Samantha Helmick
  Thursday, Oct 29 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 


Facebook Advertising:Big Ideas for Small Business
Facebook is one of the biggest advertising platforms in the world. Advertisers of all shapes and sizes are finding ways to leverage the social media giant’s 2.6 billion users. You know you don’t need to reach everyone on Facebook, but engaging even a teeny-tiny fraction of users who live in your corner of the world could do a lot for your business. Learn how to use Facebook’s advertising tools to reach, engage, and motivate your customers. Also learn tips on what to say, how to say it, and when. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#76322 6 Hours, Sessions $89.00
Online  Nov 9 - 20 Jeff Ebbing
     

 

 

 


Tagging for Business Optimization
Harness the power of the hashtag to enable your customers (and future customers) to search and discover your business content on social media. Learn about metadata marketing and how to word weight tag subjects, events, people and geolocations to piggyback on their momentum and connect your business with trending topics. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#76290 4 Hours, 1 Session $59.00
  Zoom Samantha Helmick
  Wednesday, Dec 2 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 


Email Marketing in a Candy Crush World
Wish there was a way to magically deliver a message straight to the hands of your customers? There is: email! Learn how to start your own email marketing program. Learn how to use automated tools, get ideas for content, understand when to schedule emails, see how to grow your mailing list, drive customers to your website, measure your efforts, and more. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#76292 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  Zoom Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Dec 8 & 15 4:30 - 6:30 PM

 

 

 


Visual Media In Social Media Marketing
While traditional marketing techniques tell your story to customers, visual media marketing shows your story and lets them see first-hand what you have to offer. Learn how to utilize innovative approaches to sharing your company’s content through various formats, such as video loops, live streaming, images and text, on multiple social networks for better customer engagement. Develop a visual media marketing strategy to captivate your audience, capitalize on visual media trends, and take your brand narrative to the next level. Take this course will be offered through our online class system. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#76265 6 Hours, Sessions $89.00
Online Canvas Samantha Helmick
  Jan 4 - 15  

 

 

 


Pimp My Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals
You know you should be using LinkedIn for networking, but it’s all a mystery: connections, profiles, endorsements, groups. Where do you start? Your LinkedIn profile is your business card, your resume, your soapbox, and your rolodex – all in one. Learn how to pimp your profile and get noticed. Then see how you can leverage LinkedIn’s other features to grow your network and build influence. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#76295 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  Zoom Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesday, Jan 19 4:30 - 6:30 PM

 

 

 


Social Media Certificate Final Project
Attending all Social Media Certificate classes is strongly recommended before taking the final project and will no be considered complete until all parts of the Final Project Guidelines are met. The Final Project consists of two parts: first, meeting the attendance requirement for the Social Media certificate classes: Basics of Social Media for Business, Blogging for Business, Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business, Pimp my Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals, Twitter Tagging for Business Optimization, and Visual Media in Social Media Marketing, and second, presentation of the final Social Media Marketing Plan which meets the provided guidelines. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#76278 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
   Zoom  
  Jan 26 4:30 - 6:30 PM

 

 

 


Audio Visual

New Basic Sound System Understanding
Love music and want to understand and help at local venues? This is a great introductory class that will go through understanding sound and basic sound board operation. In this course you will learn to understand basic sound system components, signal flow, feedback control, and gain structure. If you work a local club, DJ service, church, or even dance studio this course will help with your sound production.

#76426 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $69.00
  Capital Theater Noel Brown
  Tuesday, Nov 10 & 17 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 


New
Basic Audio Visual Gear
Discover the possibility of working back stage with sound and lights for clubs, performance venues and so much more. This exploratory course will cover the basic understanding of electrical hookups, filtering sound source, signal path, gain structure, basic wiring, simple soldering, video connections and so much more. Gain hands on experience working with equipment and learning from experts in the field.

#76425 9 Hours, 3 Sessions $129.00
  Burlington Memorial Auditorium Mike O'Neil
  Wednesdays, Jan 13 - 27 5:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

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